Brian Nelson is from San Francisco and married his wife MaryJo in 1993. Together they have five children. At previous churches, Brian has served as a deacon and youth group leader. Both began attending Cypress in 2015 after moving to the East Garrison Community. Brian presently serves on the usher team, security team and the Nelsons host the East Garrison Cypress Small Group. Brian presently works for the City of Monterey and Manages Operations at Monterey Harbor. Captain MaryJo owns and operates Beachhopper II Diving Charters in Monterey.